Transport General Manager

Location: England
Type: Permanent
Rate/Salary: £50000 to £55000

Transport General Manager
£50,000 – £55,000pa + Benefits
North West

Role Profile
Our client, a well known distributor with sites UK Wide, are looking to appoint an experienced Transport General Manager, based out of their site located in the North West. You will be responsible for ensuring an efficient and compliant transport function while maintaining best in class customer service. Additionally you will be responsible for successfully coaching and developing your colleagues throughout the operation via structured appraisals and development plans. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Managing department compliance on transport legislation including WTD, tachographs, H&S and quality standards.
  • Lead and develop the planning team, including the planning and allocation of work using planning systems ensuring on time, in full delivery.
  • Manage the procurement process for new equipment such as tractor units & trailers.
  • Reviewing and improving productivity through effective provision of planning information.
  • Cost effective utilisation of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance.
  • Incident and accident investigation.

About You
The successful candidate will have experience within a fast-paced distribution operation, ideally within a temperature controlled / food manufacturing environment. You must be able to clearly demonstrate how you create a culture of engagement within your teams and be able to demonstrate clear examples of developing people.
Additionally, the below skills and experiences are essential;

  • CPC National / International.
  • Continuous Improvement experience across an FMCG distribution operation.
  • Experience managing a fleet of at least 50 vehicles and teams of 100+ colleagues..
  • Commercially focused, with clear achievements against budgets / KPI’s.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of relevant transport legislation, including tachographs and Working Time Directive (WTD)

£50,000 – £55,000pa + Benefits

Our Client
Our client is a well know distributor across the UK

Job Information

Job Reference: DLTGM1
Salary From: £50000
Salary To: £55000
Job Industries: Transport
Job Locations: England, Manchester
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Distribution Manager, group transport manager, head of transport, Regional Transport Manager, Transport General Manager, Transport Manager, Transport Operations Manager, transport planning manager

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